- Absence of trust
- Fear of Conflict
- Lack of commitment
- Avoidance of Accountability
- Inattention to results
Monday, March 31, 2014
Does Your Team Work?
Many of you know that I am a voracious reader. With that being said, I am a poor second to Don Kardux, founder and owner of Business Navigators, who envelopes books like sumptuous meals. I am honored to spotlight him again with his monthly sharing of his favorite book of the minute! This short report was so interesting to me that I ordered and downloaded the book immediately.
Here's what Don has to say about The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.
Almost 50 years ago Patrick Lencioni wrote a most useful and magnificent book about Leadership.
It’s in the form of a short novel. It is a leadership fable and the story of Kathryn Petersen’s struggle with the management team from hell and her final positive resolution is instructive.
The five dysfunctions are:
Of course, the Five Dysfunctions reversed, is the goal.
Because the first part of the book tells a story about the personalities of the members of the team and the difficulties Kathryn faces, it is an entertaining read. Go ahead, take a chance and download this short book for lunch!